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Central Highlands Development Corporation

Driving growth & empowering business in the Central Highlands

Discover Central Highlands, QLD

About the Central Highlands

The Central Highlands, Queensland is a great place to visit and live, with so many great things to see and do. Whether you are backpacking, caravanning, or looking to call the region home, you will soon find it is more than you expect!

The Central Highlands is home to some of Queensland's most unique attractions. Carnarvon Gorge is one of the most visited National Parks in Central Queensland, and the soaring cliffs and natural beauty make it a major tourist attraction for the region. The Sapphire Gemfields are the largest of their kind in the southern hemisphere. The Blackwater International Coal Centre houses the Australian Coal Mining Museum, while Capella's Pioneer Village and Springsure's Old Rainworth Fort showcase the region's European and Indigenous heritage.